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Omaima Alseesi

Omaima Alseesi
Omaima Alessesi at her solo exhibition "Gifted Hands" in Cairo

Omaima Alseesi is an Egyptian fine art painter and contemporary artist with a passion for Egyptian culture, traditions and ancient heritage. Through her paintings, she presents the Egyptian life throughout the common and rural areas as well as Upper Egypt where Egypt's environment of vibrant and rich colours reflected strongly on the themes of her artwork.

Omaima was born in Kuwait in 1959.. She received her BA in English and German languages from Al-Alsun Faculty, Ain Shams University, Cairo. She pursued a long career in English/Arabic translation at international organisations in Kuwait and Egypt, nevertheless, the brush and colours never left her hands.

Omaima is a self-taught artist using different styles of both realism and impressionism
schools. Her artwork is characterised by intimate coexistence between treating the
subject and dealing with the surface of the canvas with a variety of colour relationships
and rich touches.

Omaima has had solo exhibitions in her native Cairo and London, UK. She has also
participated in various group art exhibitions locally and globally across Europe and the
Middle East.

 

Works available at Nūn Art Gallery:

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Traditional Egyptian
Rugs 1

Oil on Canvas
50 x 45 cm
5,000 EGP

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Traditional Egyptian
Rugs 2

Oil on Canvas
50 x 45 cm
5,000 EGP

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Egyptian Handmade
Kilim and Rugs

Oil on Canvas
120 x 80 cm
21,000 EGP

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Crafting Gold Jewelry
with Gifted Hands

Oil on Canvas
50 x 30 cm
3,500 EGP

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Zeina and Her Skillfully
Crafted Gold Jewelry

Oil on Canvas
30 x 60 cm
SOLD

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Traditional Egyptian
Golden Necklace

Oil on Canvas
50 x 30 cm
SOLD

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Nubian Hand-Woven
Baskets

Oil on Canvas
60 x 50 cm
6,500 EGP

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Baking Sun Bread with
Her Gifted Hands

Oil on Canvas
100 x 70 cm
15,500 EGP

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Making Clay Pot with
His Gifted Hands

Oil on Canvas
80 x 60 cm
10,500 EGP

 

Education:

  • 1980 BA in English and German languages from Al-Alsun Faculty, Ain Shams
    University, Cairo

 

Local Group Exhibitions:

  • 2015 Inspired by Shawky’s Poetry Exhibition, Ahmed Shawky Museum
  • 2016 Artists Initiative in Support of Egypt, Beit Hosn
  • 2016 She in Artists’ Eyes, Atelier Du Caire
  • 2016 El Sawy Salon for Small Pieces, El Sawy Culture Wheel
  • 2016 Small Artworks Exhibition, Greek Campus Gallery
  • 2016 Brush vs. Pen, Atelier Du Caire
  • 2016 Summer Group Exhibition, Duroub Art Gallery
  • 2018 Charity Exhibition for Children Cancer Hospital 57357, Mahmoud Mokhtar
    Museum
  • 2017 Peace for Jerusalem Exhibition, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • 2017 Just Be… Exhibition organised by The National Council for Women at
    The Academy of Arts
  • 2018 Summer Group Exhibition, Duroub Art Gallery
  • 2018 October... A Peace Vibe Exhibition, Salah Taher Hall, Cairo Opera House
  • 2018 Eve... The Dream Exhibition, Salah Taher Hall, Cairo Opera House
  • 2018 Charity Exhibition for Children Cancer Hospital 57357, Al Ahram Art
    Gallery
  • 2019 SHE Exhibition, Ahmed Shawky Museum
  • 2019 Dialogue of Colors, Passion of Art Group, Salah Taher Hall, Cairo Opera
    House
  • 2020 She Exhibition, The Academy of Arts

 

International Group Exhibitions:

  • 2016 Rotterdam International Art Fair, Netherlands
  • 2017 Word Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
  • 2017 Art Without Borders, Rome, Italy
  • 2018 Singularity of Peace, London, United Kingdom
  • 2018 First Arab Artists Exhibition, EU Man Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2019 Art Tales, The Egyptian Cultural Bureau, Embassy of Egypt in Rome, Italy
  • 2020 Be**pArt Exhibition, Atelier Montez, Rome Italy
  • 2020 Hope Exhibition, SMD Art Foundation in collaboration with Museum Art
    Gallery Mumbai, India
  • 2020 Arsenoy Contemporary Art Exhibition, Sofia University, Bulgaria
  • 2020 Salon d’Arts Plastic de La Rochelle, France

 

Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2016 Doors of Baheyya - أبواب بهية, El Sawy Culture Wheel, Cairo, Egypt
    Through more than 45 oil paintings on canvas Omaima Alseesi presented ancient and traditional doors of Egypt and revealed the tales, people and places beyond these doors that reflect the heritage and the breathtaking beauty of Egypt, in addition to the simplicity and splendor of the Egyptian people.
  • 2018 Tales of Al-Ghandoora - حكايات الغندورة, Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum, Ministry of Culture, Cairo, Egypt
    In this women-themed exhibition and through more than 45 oil paintings on canvas Omaima Alseesi told stories about women with various profiles and conditions. She also reflected through her brush and warm and vibrant colours how the woman adapts with her reality despite all difficulties through her optimistic perception and inner beauty.
  • 2018 Egypt… Oasis of Beauty - مصر ... واحة الجمال, Egyptian Cultural Bureau, Embassy of Egypt in The United Kingdom, London
    Through 40 oil paintings, Omaima Alseesi presented the beauty of Egypt through its warm and vibrant colours reflected in different aspects of the Egyptian life and people.
  • 2020 Gifted Hands - إيدين تتلف في حرير, Salah Taher Hall, Cairo Opera House
    Through 40 oil paintings on canvas, Omaima Alseesi shed light on the gifted hands of craftsmen and women working in handicrafts. Omaima exhibited in her paintings, as well, the wonderful products that crafted by their hands in copper, pottery, wicker, gold and wooden doors in an authentic Egyptian style.

 

Documentary about Omaima Alseesi:

The Lady Oriental Painter Omaima Al Seesi, a 27 minutes documentary directed by Mohamed Shady, ©2018

 

Collectables:

Omaima's paintings are found in some private galleries and many of her paintings
are collected by art lovers in:

  • United Kingdom
  • Canada
  • South Africa
  • Dubai
  • Egypt

 

Memberships:

  • Member of Fine Art lovers Society in Egypt

 

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